Opposite attraction works for nearly 50 years By Bob Karolevitz They say that opposites attract. If it's so, it's worked for us for almost 50 years. Actually I've never given it much thought, but when I think of it, there are a lot of things we do differently. For instance, … Read Article
Between the Lines By David Lias The editorial pages of newspapers are usually filled with at least a bit of commentary praising veterans and urging citizens to take time from a day of leisure on Memorial Day to pay respect to veterans who sacrificed their lives as a wondrous gift … Read Article
Every child deserves a loving mother by Sen. Tim Johnson As I sat down last month to write my mom a Mother's Day card, I found myself recalling all the valuable lessons my mom taught me and how influential she continues to be in my daily life. I see my … Read Article
National Merit finalists will attend USD Four area National Merit finalists will receive scholarships to attend The University of South Dakota this fall. The students include Ryan Johnson, son of Errol and Gladys Johnson of Elk Point, Clarissa Barnes, daughter of David and Tina Barnes of Yankton, Tim Margheim, son … Read Article
Vermillion students receive degrees Briar Cliff College conferred 174 bachelor's degrees at its 2000 commencement exercises Saturday, May 20 on the Briar Cliff College soccer field. Whitney J. Nelson of Vermillion received a degree in human resource management. Deborah Giedosh, also of Vermillion, received a nursing degree.
Ellis receives bachelor's degree Leroy Ellis of Vermillion was a candidate for a bachelor of science degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T) during SDSM&T's spring commencement ceremony on May 13. Ellis was a candidate for a degree in computer science. The commencement address was given … Read Article
USD names Rawlins Scholars; each to receive $2,200 per year Fifteen of South Dakota's best students have been named 1999 Rawlins Scholars and will attend The University of South Dakota this fall. Being selected a Rawlins Scholar is one of the top scholarship designations at USD. Each award is valued … Read Article
Shelly Nissen receives livestock scholarship Christopher Hongslo, Alcester, Matthew Gunderson, Mission Hill and Shelly Nissen, Vermillion, have been named recipients of the Southeastern Livestock Cooperation Scholarship given by the Animal and Range Sciences Department for the 2000-2001 school year at South Dakota State University. Nissen will be a junior animal … Read Article
Abbott to grads: 'Life is a destination' Dan Necklace, a member of Vermillion High School's Class of 2000, shows his elation after graduating May 28. He was among the 127 seniors who received their diplomas at Slagle Hall. by M. Jill Karolevitz The Vermillion High School Class of 2000 was … Read Article
History awards given Several area students were honored by the history department at The University of South Dakota. The following students received history awards: Dallas Schnack, Vermillion, the Carl Christol Scholarship and the Jacque Manning Scholarship; Guy Eggers, Wakonda, son of Bill and Sharon Eggers, the Anna Goetz Scholarship.